"An attorney for the South Carolina officer fired for slamming a student to the ground and tossing her several feet says his client's actions were "justified and lawful."
Video of the arrest sparked widespread outrage and questions about what role police should play in schools.
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott suspended Deputy Ben Fields after the incident, and fired him Wednesday."
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Apparently "refusing to participate" is refusing to give up a cell phone and leave the classroom.
The ability to call a Resource Officer for such nonsense is ridiculous. The teacher needs to be reprimanded as well.
But the "Resource Officer" has been fired, which is right and correct. (You can tell that this was done reluctantly if you watch the right newscast. Protest and exposure WORKED this time.)
Apparently "Resource Officers" were put into schools after Columbine. There supposed to be there for safety of the children from other children and adults with guns and such. If you wouldn't call 911, apparently you shouldn't call the "Resource Officer" either.
Niya Kenny can actually sing a different song, than most of us. She can sing, "I fought the law and I won" and it'll be true.
One video is below. Multiple are available at this linkhttp://www.cnn.com/2015/10/28/us/south-carolina-school-arrest-videos/